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No Road Back (1957)

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A blind and deaf woman dedicates her life and sacrifices all she has for her son, a good-for-nothing troublemaker who gets mixed up with a criminal gang that tries to frame him for a robbery.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Skip Homeier ...
John Railton
Paul Carpenter ...
Clem Hayes
Patricia Dainton ...
Beth
Norman Wooland ...
Insp. Harris
Margaret Rawlings ...
Mrs. Railton
Eleanor Summerfield ...
Marguerite
Alfie Bass ...
Rudge Harvey
...
Spike
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ricky Arden
Robert Bruce ...
Sgt. Brooks
Carl Conway
Thomas Gallagher ...
Night watchman
Philip Ray ...
Garage man
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A blind and deaf woman dedicates her life and sacrifices all she has for her son, a good-for-nothing troublemaker who gets mixed up with a criminal gang that tries to frame him for a robbery.

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A Tigress Of Crime In The Night-Club Jungle! - With the crimson stain of murder on a fortune in stolen gems!

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19 October 1959 (Sweden)  »

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Club di gangsters  »

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Music by Derek Scott
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Bizarre implausible but still entertaining
17 December 2014 | by (london) – See all my reviews

It seems as if Monty Tully wanted to make this film as different as he could from the run of the mill crime films.So we have the joint head of the gang being a blind and deaf woman with a perfect speaking voice.We also have Sean Connery in an early role stuttering every fifth word in his brief speeches.Paul Carpenter who normally plays the hero this time plays the villain.Despite the fact that he seems to do all the organising he relies almost the whole time for his partner in crime to undertake the fencing of the proceeds of crime notwithstanding her disabilities.Eleanor Summerfield is the barmaid in a club without customers.Skip Homier is the unlikely American lead who disappears about two thirds the way through only to reappear at the end.Despite all this it is rather entertaining.


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